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date: 04 December 2020

Populist Era. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Wayne FlyntWayne Flynt

No historical period conforms precisely to a specific span of years, and the Populist Era is no exception. The events of the 1890s—the time period known as the Populist Era—reflected social and economic pressures, and reactions to those pressures, that had been building for decades. Similarly, the Populist movement itself, a response to long-term political, economic, and social changes, was rooted in earlier agrarian protest movements—the ... ...

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